Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Merthyr Tydfil

Description

We are looking for a Research Nurse Level 2 to join our diligent and experienced clinical team based at

our Research Campus in Merthyr Tydfil (Simbec Research Ltd). You are seeking a challenging and

rewarding career in an organisation that makes a difference to patients’ lives, working for an

international, truly full service CRO, focussed on a series of core therapeutic disciplines. This role

reports to the Senior Nurse.


You will hold a nursing qualification and have the desire to be part of the drug development industry and

work within a clinical trials environment. You are able to develop and adapt as the needs of the business

change and evolve and have the ambition to progress your career within the organisation.


You are a strong team member and will endeavour to inspire those around you with your insight and

enthusiasm for delivering the highest quality. You are an individual who will enjoy training and mentoring

junior members of staff by applying any gained knowledge and experience.


You will have excellent communication and time management skills being able to manage multiple tasks

at any one time. You are an efficient, detail-oriented individual and feel capable and comfortable working

flexibly, including unsociable hours in a fast paced, hands-on work environment.


You are an organised, proactive and responsive individual who can remain positive and focussed while

dealing with the unpredictability of conducting clinical trials and you thrive under pressure.


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PART 2 – QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES


QUALIFICATION

Required Desired Measured

Nursing qualification CV/Certificate

Nursing Degree CV/Certificate

EXPERIENCE

Required Desired Measured

Several years’ experience in a CV/Interview/References

nursing environment

Acceptable level of knowledge CV/Interview

and understanding in the

application of basic physiology

Minimum of BLS training Certificate

Experience working in an CV/Interview/References


experimental/investigational

environment


Experience of working CV/Interview

independently and as part of a large

team


Current knowledge of ICH GCP CV/Interview

guidelines


ILS qualification Certificate

COMPETENCE

Required Desired Measured

Excellent organization and time Interview

management skills

Proficient people skills: positive Interview

interactions with colleagues,

volunteers/patients and sponsors

where required

Meticulous attention to detail and Interview/Test

ability to continuously produce

work of a high-quality standard

Competent computer skills Interview/Test

Excellent planning and problem- Interview/Test

solving skills

Ability to work through change Interview

Energetic and proactive with Interview

strong interpersonal skills

Logical thinking, accurate and Interview/Test

analytical

English language – fluent, written Interview/Test

and spoken

Excellent communication skills, Interview/Test

written, aural and oral

Confident and influencing Interview

Ability to coach and mentor others CV/Interview


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PART 3 – JOB DESCRIPTION


JOB TITLE Research Nurse Level 2

ROLE HOLDER

DEPARTMENT Clinic

DIVISION Simbec Research

LOCATION Merthyr Tydfil, UK

CONTRACT TYPE Permanent Full time

TIER Professional Non-Managerial

REPORTING TO Senior Nurse

DIRECT REPORTS None

INDIRECT None

REPORTS


ROLE HOLDER Date:

LINE MANAGER Date:

NEXT REVIEW

DATE


JOB PURPOSE

To act as part of a team undertaking clinical pharmacology studies in healthy volunteers, ensuring

their performance meets and or exceeds both the business and their personal goals/objectives.


PRINICPAL DUTIES


1. To maintain the health and safety of volunteers and to assess manage and report the

occurrence of adverse events to a Research Physician.


2. To undertake basic observation of volunteers in terms of their vital signs. To perform

ECG's and other routine tests e.g. Spirometry where required.


3. To supervise the collection of urine and other biological samples including the collection of

blood samples from volunteers where appropriate and ensuring the disposal of the same in

an appropriate manner. To take part in the handling and processing of said samples in the

Sample Preparation Room.


4. To act, when instructed, as a Study Officer according to SOP BD/324/32/01 and to liaise

with the Project Manager over matters concerning running the study.


5. To undergo basic and continuing training in order to keep up to date with any changes in

GCP or current working practices. To maintain an up to date training book.


6. To be familiar with and enter study data on various computerised databases as required

and to liaise with the appropriate personnel regarding procedures, updates and training in

the use of these systems.


7. When required to check and maintain the rapid resuscitation bag, emergency trolley and

all emergency equipment, ensuring that the appropriate log is updated.


8. To attend regular training sessions in cardio pulmonary resuscitation.

9. To undertake inoculation of volunteers and staff when required.


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